Francesca D’Alessandris

Francesca D’Alessandris (francesca_dale@hotmail.it) studied Philosophy at La Sapienza University of Rome, where she obtained her MA and BA magna cum laude in September 2016 and October 2014. From 2014 to 2016 she has been a Member of Sapienza School for Advanced Studies (Humanities Area), a program which provides additional classes as well as financial aid to academically talented students. In 2015 she was a Visiting Student at the École Normale Supérieure – Paris and in Summer 2016 she worked as researcher at Fonds Ricœur (Paris) under the supervision of prof. Olivier Abel. She is still collaborating with the activities of the Society for Ricœur Studies, participating to its most recent workshops and conferences (Paris Workshop – June 2017, Boston Annual Conference – October 2017). She has been enrolled in the International School for Advanced Studies of the Fondazione Collegio San Carlo – Modena, where she has recently terminated a postgraduate specialization course in Cultural Sciences (June 2017).

Currently she is working on the application of Ricœur’s idea of narrative identity to social media in order to understand their impact on the construction of personal identity.